Governance Arrangements

Rokeby Park Primary School is a member of The Constellation Trust.

The Constellation Trust (the “Trust”) is governed by a Board of Trustees (the “Trustees”) who are accountable to the Department for Education (DfE) and have overall responsibility and ultimate decision making authority for all of the work of the Trust, including establishing and running of the academies operated by the Trust.

In order to assist with the discharge of their responsibilities, the Trustees have established a local advisory board for each academy. The terms of reference shall be reviewed at least annually and otherwise as determined by the Trustees.

Constitution of the Local Advisory Boards (LAB)

Members of the LAB shall be known as “LAB representatives”.

The Trustees have the right to appoint such persons to the LAB as they shall determine from time to time. For schools/academies that require improvement or are subject to the Ofsted category of special measures the Trustees may require to appoint or replace members of the LAB.

The composition of the LABs shall be as follows:

  • the Head of School;
  • no fewer than 2 elected parent LAB representatives; and
  • no fewer than 2 community LAB representatives.

LAB representatives for Rokeby Park Primary School:

NameRoleTypeAppointing BodyTermAttendance
David ShepherdChair Community Trust Board29.11.21 -
Craig WilliamsVice Chair Community Trust Board26.03.2019 -
Claire SmithHead TeacherVirtue of Post01.06.18 -
Hannah StannardStaff Staff Trust Board20.05.2019 -
Jamey KempParent Parent Elected27.02.2019 -
Caprice Lashley-ScottParent Parent Elected27.02.2019 -

Local Advisory Board Register of Business Interests:

LAB RepresentativeRelevant Business InterestOther Educational Establishment GovernedRelationship with other LAB representative or Staff
David ShepherdNoneNoneNone
Craig WilliamsTeacher at Maybury Primary SchoolNoneNone
Claire SmithNoneNoneNone
Hannah StannardHead of School at Bricknell Primary SchoolBricknell Primary SchoolNone
Jamey KempNoneNoneNone
Caprice Lashley-ScottNoneNoneNone

The Constellation Trust – Governance information:

  • Paper copies of all policies are available upon request from the school office

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